Alan Kreider

Alan Kreider, one of the founders of the Anabaptist Network, died at home on 8 May 2017 after a short illness. He and Eleanor were Mennonite mission workers in England for thirty years until 2000 and were directors of the London Mennonite Centre for much of this time. A memorial service was held on 16 May at Prairie Street Mennonite Church in Elkhart. A podcast of this service is available on the church website.

Urban Expression seeks new team members

Urban Expression, a member of the Anabaptist Network of Organisations, is looking for people willing to move into urban communities to join their teams. Those who join will continue with their careers or find local jobs, and will commit to stay for at least three years in the local neighbourhood.

New Anabaptist Group in Kent

A number of people in East Kent are planning to form a new Anabaptist study group in the autumn. Stuart & Sian Murray Williams are hosting an initial meeting in Canterbury in late July or early August to talk about how, when and where the group will operate. For an invitation or to find out more, please contact stuart@murraywilliams.co.uk

Is Religion Costing Us The Earth? POSTPONED

Unfortunately due to disappointing ticket sales, we are going to have to postpone this conference until later in the year or next year. Both Green Christian and the Anabaptist Network are committed to engaging with questions and challenges around environmental issues that we face. We are keen to forge stronger links between our networks and we hope to continue to find ways of doing this in the future. We will inform you of the new date and location in due course. Watch this space!

Saturday 3 June, Warwick Road URC, Coventry, 10.30 - 4.30

Anabaptist Network in Ireland

Conversations are taking place to explore the development of an Anabaptist Network in Ireland.

There has been increasing interest in the Anabaptist tradition in various places in Ireland, so the time might be right to strengthen links and develop a network here.

If you are interested in knowing more about this, please contact Gordon McDade: gmcdade@btinternet.com

Birmingham study group

For several years the Anabaptist Network had a study group in Birmingham. This came to a natural end as people moved on, but a new group has just started, which plans to meet every 4-6 weeks. Nine people met in February for the first time.

If you are interested, please contact Mike Nimz: nimzcycles@gmail.com

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